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Steven Ambrose

Enough Spying- Time for Internet Bill of Rights

Widely regarded as the creator of the World Wide Web, online pioneer Tim Berners-Lee recently called for the creation of an Internet Magna Carta. The call has been spurred on by Edward Snowden's recent NSA leaks. According to the latest...

SA analyst: Facebook’s Whatsapp acquisition guarantees its dominance

Facebook’s acquisition of Whatsapp for $19 billion creates a beachhead into emerging markets, securing its future by targeting growth in countries where there is little fixed line infrastructure and mobile has become pervasive. Steven Ambrose, Strategy Worx CEO, says Whatsapp...

MTN action against ICASA could be game changer- Analyst

MTN’s decision to take legal action against  Icasa, and by extension the government, over the recently announced mobile termination rates (MTR) is a game changing step that could have ramifications for years to come, according to Steven Ambrose, Strategy...

Is Africa ready for digital TV?

The days of traditional broadcasting or sending video/ sound via analogue signals in Africa are numbered – that much is clear, particularly in light of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) deadline for the migration from analogue broadcasting to digital terrestrial...

Microsoft: Is it time for Bill Gates to go?

It has come to light that three of the top 20 investors in technology giant Microsoft are actively trying to persuade the company’s Board of Directors to get co-founder and chairman Bill Gates to step down from his position....

SA’s big businesses lagging on big data analytics

Research on local adoption of big data analytics, conducted by Strategy Worx on behalf of Hitachi Data Systems, shows that whilst large corporates are ready for this technology trend, there is a general lack of strategic vision and drive...

Print is dead – not according to Jeff Bezos

US technology entrepreneur and founder and CEO of Amazon.com, Jeff Bezos, has reportedly purchased iconic American newspaper, the Washington Post, for $250 million. Reports claim the offer has been accepted by the 135-year-old newspaper’s long-time owners, the Graham family....

The CIO’s pressure-cooker portfolio

It takes a great deal more than mere passion for- and understanding of technology to fulfil the role of a Chief Information Officer (CIO) in businesses across Africa. Today, market trends dictate that the CIO in a company operating on...

How will the ITU conference affect the Internet in Africa?

The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) is currently locked in a series of meetings in Dubai, UAE, where it aims thrash out a number of issues surrounding the Internet and how this resource is being used globally. One of the the biggest...
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R500 Million to Expand Broadband in Townships & Rural Areas

This financial year, Vodacom Eastern Cape plans to invest R500 million as part of its larger digital inclusion strategy...
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